Port Orchard Independent's historical archives to appear online via Google
September 8, 2008 · 4:18 PM
The entire historic archive of the Port Orchard Independent will be made freely available online.
Google unveiled a new project today with the aim of bringing historical newspaper content to the Web.
Sound Publishing, Port Orchard Independent's parent company, is among the many companies participating in the project, which will allow users to view digitally scanned versions of historical newspapers.
"We're very excited to bring the entire history of the Port Orchard Independent to the Web," said Sound Publishing President Manfred Tempelmayr. "Projects of this scale are extremely time and resource intensive and we're thrilled to partner with Google to make this available to our readers."
No date has been announced for when Port Orchard Independent's historical archives will appear.